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Withings users not satisfied with only being able to share their weight with the world can now add blood pressure and heart rate to the mix. This iPhone-connected blood pressure monitor made its first appearance at CES, but you'll finally be able to order one of your own today. Compatible with iPh...

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What happens when Apple introduces a square-shaped new iPod and adorns it with an analog watch face for a lock screen? A whole new cottage industry sprouts up, whereby entrepreneurial types dust off old and mostly worthless watch straps, cut out an iPod nano-shaped compartment in them, and charge y...

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Plain white wrist strap got you down? No worries -- the legions of crafty folks at Etsy have your back. bs angel of Hawty McBloggy put together a few brightly colored examples to get you started on custom wrist straps, and we scoured the halls of the craft portal to collect a few more. Okay, that'...

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Nintendo has refined their Wiimote wrist strap design again, almost successfully removing all user responsibility for holding the controller. The newest revision has a locking clip that should keep the strap firmly in place. And if this doesn't work, it's time for Krazy Glue. It's currently unknown ...

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Sure, you know you should wear the wrist strap. Nintendo scolds you about it, and you've seen what can happen. But when you settle down for a little Wii gaming, do you strap it up, or maybe try an alternative solution? Does it depend on what you're playing? Sometimes, when we're in sideways mode, ...

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This exotic wrist strap claims to make use of bio-ceramics, a composite of lead-free minerals, to douse your arm with far infrared rays and help with blood circulation. Though "far infrared rays" might sound sinister if you're not familiar with them and their uses, they are supposedly quite health...

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If there's one thing we'll say about both the original and replacement wrist straps from Nintendo, it's that dust just clings to them. Seriously, maybe we're just disgusting slobs, but our straps are spotted with ... well, spots of dust. It frustrates us and after seeing one intrepid blogger's easy...

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And we all thought we were safe from these horror stories poppiing back up again on the internet, what with Nintendo hooking us all up with replacement straps. Instead, we must now inform you that such an incident occurred during an Auto Show in Trier, Germany, where one overzealous player caused th...

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Well, either demand for replacement wrist straps was higher than Nintendo anticipated, or they just decided the new console and everything that goes with it was just too pretty. Whatever the reason, some gamers are crying foul because their replacement wrist straps are arriving, and they're not qui...

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Remember those replacement wrist straps Nintendo sent out in order to combat the debilitating menace of flying Wii controllers? It appears that those have been dealt the ultimate insult and have been replaced themselves with the variants pictured above. Are the straps even stronger? Possibly, but s...

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In a nice little online game called Wiivenge, folks must toss Wiimotes like so many shuriken into their personal property, scoring more based on the amount of damage they inflict to their domicile's precious material possessions. Obviously, the game takes its inspiration from the numerous stories o...

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Welcome to the Wii Warm Up, a new feature here at Wii Fanboy that we've shamelessly stolen from our friends at WoW Insider. The Warm Up will be a daily feature here, a morning topic wherein we can gather and talk about, y'know, stuff. Specifically, Wii stuff. Yeah, Wii stuff at Wii Fanboy. We know t...

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It's all fun and games until somebody busts out a class action lawsuit. We were all enjoying thwacking each other in the face and busting up our televisions so very much that it looks like nobody thought to start any profiteering on this whole Wiimote weak sauce wrist strap meme -- until now. Those ...

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Nintendo is biting the bullet and replacing 3.2 million Wiimote straps with thicker, stronger straps, in an effort to put a stop to TV damage and gamer injuries alike. The original straps, which were 0.6 millimeter (0.024 inch) diameter, are being upgraded to a thicker 1 millimeter (0.04 inch) stra...

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While incautious use of the Wiimote will (probably) not result in death, there are apparently some risks involved with the components of your new console. Nintendo's manuals are chock full of warnings, and in fact, a screen reminding players to be sure and employ the wrist strap pops up with annoyi...

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